Factual Television in Times of Economic Crisis: Thursday 9 July / 11.00 (BST) 

Factual commissioners for the major UK broadcasters discuss the challenges and opportunities of making new work in the current climate. What are the opportunities for filmmakers? What do audiences want to watch? What kind of budgets are really on offer? And what is the role of broadcasters in a period of real hardship?

The session is chaired by our Chair of the Board of Trustees, Alex Cooke (Renegade Pictures, Sheffield Doc/Fest)

Speakers include:

Clare Sillery, Head of Documentary Commissioning, BBC

Danny Horan, Head of Factual, Channel 4

Guy Davies, Commissioning Editor - Factual, Channel 5

Satmohan Panesar, Commissioning Editor, Factual Entertainment, ITV

 

All Digital Industry Pass Holders can watch a recording of this session on our Doc/Player platform.

 
This session is supported by ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

            

 

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